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Pinehurst U.S. Open Attracts Record Entry Total
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This year’s U.S. Open at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club in Pinehurst, Northern Carolina has attracted a record total of 10,127 entries, the United States Golf Association (USGA) said on Thursday.

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Red figures elude Wie in Swinging Skirts start
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Michelle Wie shouldn’t have been surprised a tough test awaited her return to the Bay Area. She took her share of them while at Stanford. Lake Merced Golf Club proved a difficult examination for Wie and most everyone else teeing it up Thursday in the suspended first round of the Swinging Skirts Classic in San […]

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For the Record: Kenny G (the G stands for golf)
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Kenny G is associated with golf almost as much as he is his music. The multiple Grammy award winner is a regular on the celebrity golf circuit and carries a +0.6 handicap. He sits down with GolfChannel.com senior writer Rex Hoggard in this For the Record. FTR: Kenny G full interview FTR: Kenny G, Pebble […]

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Punch Shot: Who does Pinehurst setup favor?
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Media members got a sneak peek at Pinehurst No. 2, site of this year’s U.S. Open, on Monday. That got our writers thinking, which player does the setup favor the most? They debate here: By JASON SOBEL Dustin Johnson’s game should be well suited for Pinehurst No. 2. Based on the dispatches from colleagues who […]

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Florida coach Alexander to retire after 27 years
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Buddy Alexander will retire as Florida’s head golf coach at the end of the season, it was announced Tuesday. The 61-year-old was the second-longest tenured coach in school history. According to the school’s website, Alexander first contemplated retirement at the end of 2013 but opted for one more year, his 27th, in Gainesville. His retirement […]

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Tiger Woods Charity Playoffs to begin in May
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This summer will mark the start of the inaugural Tiger Woods Charity Playoffs, the latest in a series of golf events that benefit the Tiger Woods Foundation as well as local youth charities. The year-long amateur series will visit some of the top courses in the U.S., including former U.S. Open venues like Congressional, Merion […]

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Tiger Woods most-Googled athlete in … Vermont?
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In a recent post on Best Tickets Blog, they examined data compiled for an entire year (April 2013-April 2014) to determine the most-Googled athlete in each individual state. Some results were not surprising as LeBron James, arguably the most dominant athlete in sports today, was found to be the top athlete in 23 of the […]

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Whan gets into the Swinging Skirts spirit
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This week’s LPGA tournament, played at Lake Merced Golf Club in Daly City, Calif., is called the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic. Commissioner Mike Whan got into the sartorial spirit on Wednesday when he hit a ceremonial tee shot.

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Quiksilver shorts double as golf apparel
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Golfers are not created equal. Especially the recreational ones. Some must – absolutely must – dress like a touring pro. Others must – shamefully must – dress as outrageous as possible. In between, you’ll find Quiksilver’s line of Amphibian shorts and polo shirts. The company known for its surfing and skating apparel is venturing out […]

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Going the Distance: Par-5 18th at TPC Louisiana
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Golf Channel’s Tripp Isenhour tells you why ‘Going the Distance’ is important on the 18th hole at TPC Louisiana, site of this week’s Zurich Classic.

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Equipment: 'Agressive' drivers and 'Hot' golf balls
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Golf Digest equipment editor Mike Stachura joins “Morning Drive” to discuss “agressive” drivers and the golf ball “Hot List.”

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